Giampiero Massolo

President, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI)

1976, graduate in Political Sciences, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali, Rome. 1977-78, with Fiat, Turin; 1978, with Italian diplomatic service; 1980-82, with Italian Embassy to Holy See; 1982-85, First Secretary at the Italian Embassy in Moscow; 1985-88, First Secretary, Italy's Permanent Mission to European Community; 1988, General Secretariat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Rome; 1990, with Office of Diplomatic Advisor to Prime Minister; 1993, Deputy Diplomatic Advisor to Prime Minister; 1994, Principal Private Secretary to Prime Minister; 1996, Head, Press and Information Office, MFA; 2000, Deputy Secretary-General, MFA and Head, Press and Information Office; 2004, Director-General, Multilateral Political Affairs and Human Rights; Chief of Cabinet to Minister for Foreign Affairs; 2006, Ambassador; 20007, Director-General for Personnel Appointed Secretary-General, MFA; April 2008, Personal Representative of President, Council of Ministers for G8.